Tau Films
TypePrivate
IndustryVisual effects, Computer animation
Founded2014; 8 years ago (2014)
FoundersJohn Hughes, Mandeep Singh, and Walt Jones
HeadquartersUnited States, Malaysia, India, China, Canada.[1]
ServicesVisual effects, Computer animation
Websitetaufilms.com

Tau Films is an American visual effects and animation company with locations in the United States, Malaysia, India, China, and Canada.

History

Tau Films was founded in 2014 by John Hughes,[2] Mandeep Singh,[3] and Walt Jones.[1][4] In 2015, it was nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project at the 13th Visual Effects Society Awards for its work on the amusement park special venue-ride film The Lost Temple (Movie Park Germany).[5][6] It has since produced other special venue-ride films such as The Forbidden Caves (Bobbejaanland)[7] and Racing Legends at Ferrari Land (PortAventura World:Ferrari Land).[8] It also created Delusion: Lies Within (virtual reality episodic storytelling).[9] Tau has worked on films such as Evil Nature (2018),[10] Baahubali: The Beginning (2015),[11][12][13][14][15] 2.0 (2018),[16][17] Crazy Alien (2019),[18][19] the 2019 Nicolas Cage film Primal,[20][21] Simon West's Skyfire (2019),[22] and Li Weiran's The Yinyang Master (2021).[23][24]

Filmography

2021
2019
2018
2017
2015
2014

Awards and nominations

References

  1. ^ a b "Welcome to Tau Films". Tau Films Official Website. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  2. ^ "John Hughes". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  3. ^ "Mandeep Singh". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  4. ^ "Walt Jones". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  5. ^ Palicki, Martin (2014-08-27). "Deep inside the Lost Temple: Movie Park Germany delivers media-based thrills". InPark Magazine. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  6. ^ a b "13TH ANNUAL VES AWARDS". Visual Effects Society. 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  7. ^ Kleiman, Joe (2015-08-28). "Three Holovis Projects: The Forbidden Caves". InPark Magazine. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  8. ^ Kleiman, Joe (2017-04-21). "Mousetrappe Announces New Port Aventura Ferrari Land Attractions and New Staff". InPark Magazine. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  9. ^ "From Stage To VR : Enter 'Delusion: Lies Within'". Samsung Electronics. Retrieved 2019-03-17.
  10. ^ Moore, Debi (2015-04-27). "Explore the Evil Nature of this Proof of Concept Trailer". Dread Central. Retrieved 2019-03-23.
  11. ^ Cain, Rob (2015-07-19). "Bollywood Frets As 'Baahubali' Sets New Box Office Records". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  12. ^ Bhushan, Nyay (2015-07-15). "'Baahubali': 5 Things to Know About India's Record-Breaking Blockbuster". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  13. ^ Ramachandran, Naman (2015-05-08). "India Saga 'Baahubali' Targets the World With Ramoji Film City". Variety. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  14. ^ "Watch: How Malaysia's Tau Films created Baahubali's bull scene". Hindustan Times. 2016-01-08. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  15. ^ "Hollywood quality on limited budget will be achievement: SS Rajamouli". The Indian Express. 2015-06-07. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  16. ^ Shyam, Kumar (2018-03-07). "VFX expert from Hollywood calls Rajnikanth's 2.0 'most challenging' project". The National. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  17. ^ Sundar, Priyanka (2018-03-07). "The making of 2.0 VFX featurette: See the hard work put into Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's film". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  18. ^ "AU2019: Making of "Crazy Alien"". Autodesk India. 2019-10-29. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  19. ^ "Asia's Largest Event in Gaming, Animation, Visual Effects inaugurated". Nat24. 2019-06-24. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  20. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (2019-11-26). "Killer CG Creatures Stalk Nic Cage in 'Primal' with Help from Ziva VFX". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2019-11-27.
  21. ^ Garcia, Eric (2019-11-11). "Interview: PRIMAL Director Nick Powell On His Old-School Action-Adventure Thriller". Screen Anarchy. Retrieved 2019-11-13.
  22. ^ Davis, Rebecca (2019-05-14). "Cannes: 'Skyfire,' China's First Big-Budget Disaster Movie, Shopped by Meridian Ent. (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-05-14.
  23. ^ a b McMahon, Chris (2021-04-29). "Remote production on The Yin Yang Master with Tau Films". ftrack.com. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  24. ^ a b "The Yingyang Master (2021)". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  25. ^ "Jackie Chan fights for pangolins". China Daily. 2017-08-23. Retrieved 2019-03-17.